Asia

Why the Nilgiri Tahr Prefers Tea

There’s a myth that goats eat everything. In the case of the rare Nilgiri tahr (pronounced nil-ghi-ri tar), it’s everyone …

Why the Lionfish Can Be a Jerk

Its other names range from the cool ”fire fish” and “fan dancer” to the decidedly rubbish “turkeyfish”, but the PR’s …

Ural Owl

The Ural owl is gorgeous and floofy. Just don’t mess with its nest. That’s not a joke by the way. …

Sei Whale

Clocking 48kmh (30mph) or more is pretty impressive for the ninth largest living animal, and handy if some orcas come …

Queen of Sheba’s Gazelle

This is the second animal beginning with “Q” we’ve unknowingly annihilated. But if we couldn’t tell brown and white zebras …

Japanese marten, martes melampus

Japanese Marten

This fluffy little tree-dweller can change its diet, its coat, and even its due date when needed, so it’s no …